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BBC: Coronavirus: The Bolivian orchestra stranded in a German castle

The sound of panpipes, flutes and snare drums fills the rehearsal space of the Orquesta Experimental de Instrumentos Nativos.

AP: As some nations open, UK to quarantine arrivals for 2 weeks

People arriving in the U.K. next month will have to quarantine themselves for 14 days and could face an unlimited fine if...

NPR: Getting An Antibody Test For The Coronavirus? Here’s What It Won’t Tell You

Salvador Perez got really sick in April. He's 53 and spent weeks isolated in his room in his family's Chicago apartment, suffering...

CNN: Though far from the norm, nearly 500 US flights per day depart more than 70% full

Some passengers will arrive at the airport and find their flight is too full to allow for the neighboring seat to remain...

BBC: Will coronavirus change Germans’ love of cash?

‘Cash is king’ has long been the motto of German consumers and small business owners – but Covid-19 is bringing rapid...

CNN: Coronavirus testing is ‘a mess’ in the US, report says

Coronavirus testing in the United States is disorganized and needs coordination at the national level, infectious disease experts said in a new...

VOA: Can Dogs Sniff Out COVID-19?

A dog’s sense of smell is much stronger than a human’s, detecting everything from aromas in the air to organisms in...

VOA: University of Oxford Study Set to Test Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 Treatment

Healthcare workers at British hospitals will be the first participants in a global study testing the anti-malarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to...

VOA: Mental Health Impacts May Outlast Pandemic, Study Finds

The mental health impacts of COVID-19 may linger after the pandemic is over.   New research suggests that some patients...

BBC: Design’s new stone age is here

It’s a material that’s strong, beautiful, unique – and millions of years old. Clare Dowdy explores the unstoppable rise of stone...

BBC: Man sentenced to death in Singapore via Zoom

A man has been sentenced to death via a Zoom video call in Singapore, as the country remains on lockdown following a...

CNN: Overcome the coronavirus meat shortage by adopting one of the world’s healthiest diets

Shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic are causing groceries to ration sales of chicken, pork and beef to their customers.

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[Illinois] Faculty members, staff, teaching assistants honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring were honored...

Extending cancellation of summer events through July 5

Please see the message below regarding the extension of the cancellation of on-campus summer events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

Keeping Illinois connected remotely

Since universities sent students and employees home in mid-March as part of the greater societal effort to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, online...

[Illinois] University initiates fundraising program for student relief

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is introducing a supplemental relief fund to support university students dealing with financial...